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(705 ILCS 55/) Compulsory Retirement of Judges Act.

705 ILCS 55/0.01

    (705 ILCS 55/0.01) (from Ch. 37, par. 23.70)
    Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Compulsory Retirement of Judges Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)

705 ILCS 55/1

    (705 ILCS 55/1) (from Ch. 37, par. 23.71)
    Sec. 1. A judge is automatically retired at the expiration of the term in which the judge attains the age of 75. Such judge shall conclude all matters pending before him unless the Supreme Court makes other provisions for the disposition of such matters. This Section shall apply to all Supreme Court, appellate, circuit and associate judges.
(Source: P.A. 85-1413.)